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Berenice Olmedo Pushes the Boundary of What We Consider to Be a Body – ARTnews.com

Berenice Olmedo has always had a fascination with the marginalized body, human or otherwise. Whether she was producing sculptures based off of medical apparatuses for the disabled, or questioning the value of a stray dog’s life by making pelts and soap from found canine corpses. Olmedo’s latest show, “Hic et Nunc,” which opens this week at the Kunsthalle Basel, timed to Art Basel, dives deeper ...

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How David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’ Draws on Body Art – ARTnews.com

Early on in Crimes of the Future, filmmaker David Cronenberg’s newly released big return to body horror, a man named Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen) has his chest opened up for a rapt audience. A machine with fast-moving scalpels pulls apart his stomach and reveals his innards to the crowd. Meanwhile, his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux) paces around the room, fingering a squishy gadget with ...

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Eye-wateringly shocking tattoo body art revealed

Tattoos are big business (photo: Barber DTS - Rebecca Lawton)Inking outside the boxAs a tattoo artist you can expect some weird, wonderful and shocking requests.A daring chest tattoo (photo: Barber DTS - Rebecca Lawton)Sign up to our daily The Scarborough News Today newsletterIn a survey of 500 tattoo artists they have revealed the most extreme ink things they have been asked to do.Tattoo artists ...

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Olay Body Unveils New Fearless Artist Series to Elevate Stories of Women of Color in Art and Science

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Olay Body is launching the Fearless Artist Series, a new collection of body washes that feature bottle artwork designed by African American artist, Avery Williamson, and formulas specially crafted by a diverse team of women. The Fearless Artist Series is part of Olay Body’s ongoing commitment to elevate stories of women of color in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), while also ...

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Walk into a human body, book dealers’ vandalised treasures and a 2D world – the week in art | Art

Exhibition of the weekWang Gongxin: In-BetweenMultimedia installations that explore by modern means the ancient painterly problems of light and shadow. White Cube Mason’s Yard, London, from 19 January to 26 February.Also showingAlison Katz: ArteryAutobiographical art in an installation that suggests the insides of the human body. Camden Art Centre, London, until 13 March.Betsy Bradley: Chasing RainbowsSubtle and contemplative abstract paintings and sculptures including a ...

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‘I hated it the minute it was finished’: bad body art and regrets in a tattoo removal clinic | Tattoos

At the temple of regret, you can have your mistakes burned away by a smiling practitioner, if you are willing to pay a hefty fee. I’m at an unremarkable office block near Monument tube station in central London, watching the remorseful have their body art erased at Pulse Light Clinic, which offers state-of-the-art tattoo removal using laser technology. As penitents of all ages, walks ...

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Kourtney Kardashian tries fiance Travis Barker’s dramatic body art in EDITED tattoo snap

He boasts over 100 tattoos from head-to-toe.And Travis Barker's fiancee Kourtney Kardashian modeled her own extensive body ink in an edited portrait shared by the 46-year-old drummer to Instagram on Tuesday.The image - which was originally snapped in June - was altered by artist Cheyenne Randall to give the 42-year-old KUWTK star a variety of tattoos on her arms, legs and chest. Kourtney could be seen sitting ...

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When an embalmed body went on display at a Bristol art gallery

A polite notice in the doorway of the main gallery at Bristol’s Royal West of England Academy warned visitors to the Robert Lenkiewicz ‘Still Lives’ exhibition they were entering a room containing a dead human body. It was 2011 and the first time the embalmed remains of Edwin Mackenzie, vagrant turned painter’s assistant, otherwise known as Diogenes, had been on public display since being ...

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Mire Lee on Sculpting Body Horror and Vore – ARTnews.com

Mire Lee’s silicone sculptures resemble life forms that defy easy classification. These works, which look a bit like innards, are often equipped with hidden motors and oily liquids that make them slop and squish as they gently thrash about. Body horror and fetish culture are typically points of inquiry for the artist, who lives in Amsterdam and Seoul. She had her breakout solo show ...

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